The Roman conquest of Spain 218 BC – 24 BC

Jasper and the team discuss Ancient Warfare I.4, The Roman Conquest of Spain. It took over 200 years for Rome to pacify Spain, why did it take them so long? Did local fragmentation politically make it difficult for an all out victory that that so often achieved in the East? We look at issues of leadership in the Roman army and recruitment.

Was Spain Rome’s Vietnam?

Dur: 41min